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Key Facts

Level:
Level 5
Location:
Wakefield City Campus, ASIC Building
Start Date:
September, 2021
Duration:
2 Years
Mode of Study:
Full-time
Awarding Body:
UCAS code:
W640
Institution Code:
W08

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Overview

Higher National qualifications provide practical skills and theoretical knowledge that meet the needs of employers

 

 

The HND in Photography develops knowledge and skills in traditional image-making and digital imaging. The course is intended for anyone with a passion for photography and is looking for a potential future professional career in the photographic and visual arts sector. It is aimed at any student who wishes to develop and broaden their skills in photography. 

Course Features
  • Brand new facilities

Course Structure

• Professional Development 
• Contextual Studies
• Individual Project (Pearson-Set)
• Techniques and Processes
• Lighting for Photography 
• Photographic Practices 
• Location Photography
• Studio Photography
• Professional Practice 
• Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-Set)
• Advanced Photography Studies
• Commercial Photography   

• Professional Development 
• Contextual Studies
• Individual Project (Pearson-Set)
• Techniques and Processes
• Lighting for Photography 
• Photographic Practices 
• Location Photography
• Studio Photography
• Professional Practice 
• Applied Practice Collaborative Project (Pearson-Set)
• Advanced Photography Studies
• Commercial Photography   

 

 

Entry Requirements

 

 

Minimum 64 UCAS tariff points from A Levels or a Level 3 diploma in a related subject
or
An Access to Higher Education  (19+) qualification.

GCSE grade C or above in English Language (or equivalent qualification) is required.
 
Those with previous experience or learning that is relevant may be eligible via our APL process for accreditation towards this course.

All applicants are required to attend an interview, you will also need to bring with you a portfolio of photographic practice. 

64

Points Required

If you’re applying via UCAS, find out more about how your qualifications fit into the UCAS tariff.

Fees & Funding

 

 

£6,950 per year.

Course Costs Included in the fees

 

 

 

Course Costs Not Included in the Fees

 

 

Additional costs will centre around printing and photocopying. In terms of specific equipment, individual advise will be given to students due to the choice and diversity of their photographic practice and specialism.

The everyday costs of studying at University Centre at Wakefield College that apply to all students include:

  • Travel: costs associated with travelling to and from campus. This could be bus or train fares, costs associated with running a car including car parking charges.
  • Consumables: folders, pads, pens.
  • Printing/photocopying: most written assignments are submitted via Turnitin but there are occasions where you may be required to submit work in a printed format e.g. dissertation. There are on campus printing/photocopy facilities across college and binding and additional services in the college library.
  • Subsistence: the campus has food outlets where students can purchase meals, drinks and snacks. Water dispensers are available around the campus for students to refill reusable bottles at no cost.
Bursaries and scholarships

 

 

We have a strong commitment to widening access to higher education, and to help we have a range of bursaries and scholarships to support eligible students starting a higher education course with us in September. To find out more, email: hebursaryfund@wakefield.ac.uk

Other Financial Support

 

 

The government provides financial assistance to help pay for tuition fees and to help with living costs. To find out more, visit the website at: https://www.gov.uk/student-finance

For more information on any funding or money matter issues please contact the Financial Support Team. Get in touch on 01924 789283 or email: student.finance@wakefield.ac.uk

Careers

 

 

• Photographic assistant
• Press photographer
• Fashion photographer
• Picture editor
• Events photographer
• Wedding photographer

 

 

This course is recognised as a qualification in its own right or can be combined with a top-up degree to obtain a full honours degree. Progression onto the BA(Hons) Creative Industries programme with a specialism in lens-based media is one option. Alternatively, there are a number of other HE Institutions that offer similar provision.

 

 

 


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